Description : A groundbreaking collection of writings on the growing phenomenon of single-parent families in the United States, and how it impacts society as a whole. * 30 expert contributors—all highly accomplished experts—address a variety of issues related to the growing number of single-parent families in the United States * Bibliographic listings of references and additional readings conclude each chapter * Offers a complete index
Description : When was the last time someone offered you truly thoughtful, good advice and not just his or her own two cents? When was the last time someone has offered to give you a break from your kids? Are you stuck in a situation that you can't seem to get out of and need help trying? The Complete Guide to Understanding the Single Parent is not only for you; it's for anyone who is or knows a single parent. This complete guide provides the helpful advice, encouragement, and support you need to: bull; Find time to relax before you lose your mind. bull; Learn how not to lose your mind. bull; Brush that heap of judgment off your shoulder. bull; Get out of debt. bull; And generally learn that you're not alone in your struggles! Understanding the single parent is easy, once you've been there. Go there with author Nikki Covington-from one single parent to another. Take your life to the next level!
Description : Whether you became a single parent through divorce, death, adoption, or some other situation, you've probably wondered what the future holds for you and your children. Will you be able to provide the emotional, financial, and spiritual support your family needs? The Single Parent will encourage you in your journey and help avert problems before they arise. It is filled with wise counsel, biblical truth, and real-life stories--the author's own as well as those of the many single moms and dads who have come across her path through the years. It will help you bolster your abilities in such areas as · improving your child's behavior · negotiating boundaries · graciously seeking and accepting help from others · trusting God in the process God cares for the single parent and will provide for you and your children. Let this book give you the tools you need as you walk with him in this journey.
Description : Offers single parents advice about stress, establishing a family structure, selecting role models, communication, discipline, household management, and dating
Description : Yes you can raise godly kids! Break out of single parent dysfunction junction and have the family of your dreams. Your children are destined to be more than "kids-gone-wrong" society statistics. They have infinite potential to rise far above loneliness, rejection, dejection, depression, stigmatized traits, and disadvantage. Single-parented children can make sound choices, respect others, resist negative pressure, and create an uptrend of doing the right thing. It starts with your determination to say "no" to the status quo and your resolve to give new and significant meaning to the term "family." You will learn how to: Pull your family out of the dysfunctional swamp and into whole living. Avoid 'morale' decay and raise your child's value quotient. Free your child to be a child, resurrect his or her hopes and dreams. Reduce the impact of negative influence. Lead your children to Christ and keep them walking with Him. Identify vulnerabilities and deal with the tough stuff kids are into. As a single mom currently raising her son, author Shae Cooke experiences the parent and child struggle-as well as the possibilities-every day. With wit, humor, and honest transparency, The Single Parent's Guide to Raising Godly Children offers practical, realistic, and proactive suggestions and resources to help relieve the analysis paralysis, worry, and guilt so often associated with the task of solo child-rearing, ultimately freeing the family into whole living. The Single Parent's Guide to Raising Godly Children is the first book in The Single Parent's Guide Series.
Description : If you miss grown-up conversations —or cuddling with someone other than your toddler— this book is for you. Single parents have the toughest job in the world. The obstacles can feel overwhelming, and 24 hours in a day never seems to be enough time to take care of children, home, and all the other items on an endless to-do list. It’s exhausting! Add to the exhaustion feelings of vulnerability and loneliness, thoughts of never having a mate, the fear of the future for children left with no father or mother, and the lack of personal time—and it can just seem too much. No doubt being a single parent is very difficult, but there is also hope and joy that comes in this season. Dr. Evans gives you the encouraging reminder that you are not alone! God can—and will—help you live a satisfying life and succeed in parenting. There is hope and help for the single parent; discover it today.
Description : Being a parent is both wonderful and challenging. Accepting the role as a single parent comes with tough issues and life-changing decisions. In The Single Parent's Guide: Part 1, author Nikki Clark applies timeless strategies and principles that provide a guide to help improve self-image, build relationships, achieve goals and much more. The Single Parent's Guide: Part 1 is a practical guide that helps develop effective relationships and structure for you and your child. The Single Parent's Guide: Part 1 will help establish peace and order in your everyday routine while creating long term goals for you and your child in every area of your life.